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  1. Guard charged with attempting to provide tequila and cigarettes to inmates in Georgia prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    A guard has been arrested and charged with bringing alcohol, drugs and cigarettes into a privately owned prison in McRae, Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson said. After a joint investigation by McRae Corrections Corporation of America's prison in McRae and the Sheriff's Office, officers seized two 16-ounce water bottles containing suspected tequila, about 400 vacuum sealed cigarettes and 30 Amlodipine tablets, Steverson said in a release.

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  2. Otter -- An Investigative Legacy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... broadband contract, which was thrown out in court and the private-prison contract with Corrections Corporation of America, which is under investigation with the FBI. Administration of contracts could be one of the big issues heading into the next ...

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  3. An investigative legacy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ridenbaugh Press

    ... broadband contract, which was thrown out in court and the private-prison contract with Corrections Corporation of America, which is under investigation with the FBI. Administration of contracts could be one of the big issues heading into the next ...

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  4. Will Private Prisons Finally Be Subject to the Freedom of Information Act?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MotherJones

    ... of the entire federal prison population - were housed in private facilities. That year, Corrections Corporation of America , the largest prison contractor in the United States, collected more than $584 million from the federal government. Passing ...

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  5. IMMIGRATIONRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Beast

    ... to arrive in the next few weeks from a Border Patrol camp in Artesia, New Mexico. The Corrections Corporation of America will be managing the facility, costing $296 per person to run each day. Johnson also used the inauguration to decry ...

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  6. Largest U.S. Detention Center for Immigrant Families Opens in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Time

    ... medical facilities, a school and a playground. The facility will mainly be managed by the Corrections Corporation of America and cost $296 per person per day to operate, according to an official from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency ...

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  7. Largest family detention center for immigrants opens in TexasRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Reuters

    ... told reporters the cost of operating the center, which will be largely managed by the Corrections Corporation of America, will be $296 per person per day. The first residents will arrive in the coming weeks from a Border Patrol training camp in ...

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  8. Largest family detention center for immigrants ope...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | WHTC

    ... told reporters the cost of operating the center, which will be largely managed by the Corrections Corporation of America, will be $296 per person per day. The first residents will arrive in the coming weeks from a Border Patrol training camp in ...

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  9. Miss. education money gap reaches $1.5BRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Commercial Dispatch

    Like most districts, the Lowndes County School District and the Columbus Municipal School District have been underfunded by the state over the past five years. According to an Associated Press study released today, LCSD has been underfunded by $14,243,706 between fiscal years 2009 and 2015.

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  10. CCA Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.51 per ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Market Wire

    : CXW ) (the "Company" or "Corrections Corporation of America"), America's largest owner of partnership correctional and detention facilities, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.51 per share to be paid on ...

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  11. Prison system demotes, cuts pay of whistleblowing inspector, then backs offRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Miami Herald

    A Department of Corrections senior inspector, one of four who exposed staff misconduct in the fatal gassing of an inmate at Franklin Correctional Institution - was demoted Thursday, then reinstated some five hours after the Miami Herald inquired about the move. John Ulm was told in an email Thursday morning he was being transferred to another post 40 miles away and would get a 5 percent pay cut.

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  12. Report of nightmarish detention untrueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Hill

    Discussions about important issues such as immigration are only productive when informed by facts and rooted in honest discourse. Regrettably the recent Congress blog post by Azadeh Shahshahani, mischaracterizes the work being done by Corrections Corporation of America at our Stewart Detention Facility and willfully ignores the truth in favor of political obfuscation.

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  13. Controversial New Play Pig Girl to Receive European Debut This Winter at FinboroughRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre and originally seen as a staged reading as part of Vibrant -- A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, and part of its Winter Season of 20 Premieres, the European premiere of Pig Girl by former Canadian Playwright-in-Residence at the Finborough Theatre, Colleen Murphy, runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing twelve Sunday and Monday evenings from Sunday, 11 January 2015 . Inspired by real events.

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  14. Tennessee says prison closing not tied to CCARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    NASHVILLE - Tennessee prison officials say their plan to close a state prison in Nashville isn't tied to a complex deal in which 2,550 state inmates will be housed at a Corrections Corporation of America-owned facility.

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  15. 13-Year-Old Boy Robbed At Gunpoint By 2 Other Teenagers On ThursdayRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Chattanoogan.com

    Officers located the victim, a 13-year-old boy, who said he was robbed at gunpoint by two black men who took his iPhone.

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  16. Developers Plan New Community At St. Elmo's Hawkins RidgeRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Chattanoogan.com

    Developers are planning a "new community" at St. Elmo's Hawkins Ridge after acquiring the property at an auction in September. Tennessee Department of Corrections Commissioner Derrick Schofield has delivered the TDOC budget presentation to Governor Bill Haslam.

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  17. State Proposes Closing Charles Bass Correctional Complex In NashvilleRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Chattanoogan.com

    Tennessee Department of Corrections Commissioner Derrick Schofield has delivered the TDOC budget presentation to Governor Bill Haslam. This proposal includes a portion of the TDOC long-term strategic vision that involves the closing of Charles Bass Correctional Complex in Nashville.

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  18. Kempf named new director of Idaho prisonsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... tice Reinvestment legislation and the state's recent takeover of a prison formerly run by Corrections Corporation of America.

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  19. Report Clears Corrections WhistleblowersRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Sunshine State News

    Corrections investigators did nothing wrong when they took nude photographs of a prison guard suspected of having sex with an inmate at a Panhandle prison, a report released by Gov. Rick Scott's inspector general found. Scott Inspector General Melinda Miguel quietly released the 76-page report Wednesday, clearing five investigators and two prison guards of any wrongdoing regarding a search warrant that allowed the investigators to take nude pictures of Franklin Correctional Institution officer Kassidy Hill, who later threatened to sue the department and filed a discrimination complaint with the Florida Commission on Human Relations.

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  20. Russ Fulcher: 'I Knew These Things Were Wrong'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Boise Weekly

    When Boise Weekly heard that Idaho conservatives were seeking action against Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter over the botched $60 million Idaho Education Network contract, one name kept coming up: Russ Fulcher. The soon-to-be-former senator from Meridian ran against Otter in the Idaho GOP primary, and raised many of the same concerns over the IEN contract--as well as the squareness of the deals involving private prisons operator Corrections Corporation of America and Medicaid provider Molina.

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